Iraida Spengler Salabarria

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The American Academy of Pediatrics strongly encourages the disclosure of HIV status to school-age children and further recommends that adolescents know their HIV status. Limited information exists on the impact of disclosure. We designed and implemented a disclosure model hypothesized to be associated with healthy psychological adjustment and improved(More)
The AIDS pandemic had a significant impact in Puerto Rico, especially among the heterosexual populations, in particular women. Women are one of the fastest growing risk groups with HIV/AIDS in the USA and constitute about half of the AIDS cases in the world. During the past 10 years Puerto Rico has ranked among the top 5 jurisdictions in the United States(More)
Bioassay-guided fractionation of ethanolic extract from the wood of Juniperus lucayana afforded three sesquiterpenes named 3-hydroxypseudowiddran-6(7)-en-4-ol (1), 15-hydroxyallo-cedrol (2) and 12-hydroxywiddrol (3) together with six known sesquiterpenes (4-9) and two known flavonoids (10 and 11). Their structures were established on the basis of(More)
Widdrol (1) was tested against the necrotrophic plant pathogens Botrytis cinerea and Colletotrichum gloeosporioides. While 1 was found to be inactive against C. gloeosporioides, it showed a selective and effective control of B. cinerea, significantly inhibiting the mycelial growth of the fungus at concentrations of 100 ppm and above. In addition, the(More)
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